The first table below looks at the demand for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Knowledge Management
Rank 381 421 483
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +62
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 232 144 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.39% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 63 47
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £455 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 6
Average hourly rate £19.36 £17.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.04% -25.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 £88.55 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+51.42% -18.60%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +71 219 £355 -5.33% 38
London +51 85 £423 +5.62% 17
South East +10 73 £375 -4.21% 7
Hampshire +25 58 £325 -24.41% 3
East of England -23 17 £265 -37.64% 8
Norfolk - 12 £265 - 2
Norwich - 12 £265 - 2
City of London +6 10 £583 +45.62% 8
Berkshire +1 9 £375 +7.14% 2
North West -13 9 £350 +150.00% 2
South West -28 9 £458 +14.37% 1
Canary Wharf +33 8 - -
Wiltshire -6 8 £458 +7.64%
Scotland -15 7 £316 -9.64% 1
North East - 6 £365 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £365 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £365 -
Glasgow - 6 £316 - 1
Reading +6 5 - - 1
Surrey -2 5 £523 +10.10%
Lancashire - 5 £350 -
Yorkshire +3 4 £350 +4.47% 1
Manchester -13 4 £310 +121.42%
West Yorkshire +5 3 £350 -
Swindon 0 3 £490 +6.52%
West Midlands -7 3 £400 +11.11%
Northern Ireland - 3 £325 - 1
County Antrim - 3 £325 - 1
Belfast - 3 £325 - 1
Slough 0 2 £365 +4.28%

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management.

1 144 (33.88%) Microsoft
2 140 (32.94%) HP
2 140 (32.94%) Oracle
3 136 (32.00%) Security Cleared
4 127 (29.88%) HTML
5 119 (28.00%) ISTQB
6 112 (26.35%) SC Cleared
7 108 (25.41%) .NET
8 99 (23.29%) Project Management
9 95 (22.35%) ASP.NET
9 95 (22.35%) ITIL
10 93 (21.88%) JavaScript
10 93 (21.88%) Test Scripting
11 90 (21.18%) JSP
12 85 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 70 (16.47%) CRM
14 69 (16.24%) Finance
15 66 (15.53%) UNIX
16 63 (14.82%) Oracle Reports
16 63 (14.82%) DV Cleared
16 63 (14.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 62 (14.59%) MS Excel
18 59 (13.88%) C#
19 58 (13.65%) Windows
19 58 (13.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 57 (13.41%) QuickTest Pro
21 53 (12.47%) Oracle EBS
21 53 (12.47%) Test Automation
22 52 (12.24%) VB
23 51 (12.00%) Service Management

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 85 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 32 (7.53%) CMS
3 16 (3.76%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.35%) Lync
6 10 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.88%) Confluence
8 7 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.65%) Drupal
9 6 (1.41%) Alfresco
9 6 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (1.18%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.47%) Documentum
11 2 (0.47%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 62 (14.59%) MS Excel
2 46 (10.82%) MS Office
3 23 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (4.47%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.82%) MS Project
6 11 (2.59%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 53 (12.47%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (1.41%) RMDS
6 4 (0.94%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.94%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.47%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.47%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.47%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.24%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.24%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.29%) SaaS
2 12 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.47%) PaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Office 365
3 2 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.41%) TCP/IP
2 30 (7.06%) HTTPS
3 26 (6.12%) Intranet
4 18 (4.24%) SSL
4 18 (4.24%) SAN
5 15 (3.53%) Wireshark
6 14 (3.29%) HTTP
6 14 (3.29%) DNS
7 13 (3.06%) Internet
8 8 (1.88%) VPN
9 7 (1.65%) Firewall
10 4 (0.94%) VLAN
10 4 (0.94%) WAN
11 3 (0.71%) LDAP
11 3 (0.71%) ADSL
11 3 (0.71%) Broadband
11 3 (0.71%) MPLS
11 3 (0.71%) OSPF
11 3 (0.71%) BGP
11 3 (0.71%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (14.82%) Oracle Reports
2 19 (4.47%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.65%) DB2
3 7 (1.65%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.94%) DataStage
5 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.71%) MySQL
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.71%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.24%) Big Data
8 1 (0.24%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (13.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (3.29%) JIRA
3 13 (3.06%) LoadRunner
4 9 (2.12%) PowerDesigner
4 9 (2.12%) JUnit
5 7 (1.65%) Subversion
6 5 (1.18%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.94%) CaliberRM
8 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.24%) Hudson
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.24%) MSI
General
1 69 (16.24%) Finance
2 27 (6.35%) Publishing
3 25 (5.88%) Banking
4 15 (3.53%) Marketing
5 14 (3.29%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.06%) Front Office
7 12 (2.82%) Back Office
7 12 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.88%) Retail
9 7 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.65%) Legal
10 6 (1.41%) Law
10 6 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.47%) German Language
13 1 (0.24%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.24%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) Military
13 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (22.12%) Analyst
2 50 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 31 (7.29%) Architect
4 29 (6.82%) Test Manager
5 27 (6.35%) Business Analyst
5 27 (6.35%) Tester
6 24 (5.65%) Test Leader
7 21 (4.94%) Coordinator
8 20 (4.71%) Developer
8 20 (4.71%) Consultant
9 19 (4.47%) Project Manager
10 17 (4.00%) Service Manager
11 16 (3.76%) Administrator
12 13 (3.06%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.06%) Test Specialist
13 10 (2.35%) QA Tester
14 9 (2.12%) Knowledge Manager
14 9 (2.12%) Programme Manager
15 8 (1.88%) Junior
15 8 (1.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (29.88%) HTML
2 108 (25.41%) .NET
3 95 (22.35%) ASP.NET
4 90 (21.18%) JSP
5 23 (5.41%) Web Services
5 23 (5.41%) XML
6 21 (4.94%) CSS
7 11 (2.59%) XSD
8 10 (2.35%) OLE
9 9 (2.12%) XSLT
10 7 (1.65%) J2EE
11 5 (1.18%) Middleware
12 4 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (0.94%) Visualforce
13 3 (0.71%) Ajax
13 3 (0.71%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (0.71%) SOAP
14 2 (0.47%) JMS
14 2 (0.47%) WSDL
14 2 (0.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.18%) Management Information System
2 28 (6.59%) CMDB
3 18 (4.24%) Wiki
4 16 (3.76%) Social Media
5 13 (3.06%) Mainframe
6 11 (2.59%) Graphic Design
7 10 (2.35%) Taxonomies
8 9 (2.12%) W3C
8 9 (2.12%) Semantic Web
9 8 (1.88%) Open Source
9 8 (1.88%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.65%) Clustering
10 7 (1.65%) Data Conversion
11 6 (1.41%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.18%) GIS
12 5 (1.18%) Social Network
12 5 (1.18%) Credit Risk
12 5 (1.18%) iPad
12 5 (1.18%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 66 (15.53%) UNIX
2 58 (13.65%) Windows
3 43 (10.12%) Linux
4 30 (7.06%) Windows XP
5 29 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (6.12%) Windows 2000
8 9 (2.12%) Solaris
9 5 (1.18%) MVS
10 4 (0.94%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.71%) AIX
12 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (23.29%) Project Management
2 95 (22.35%) ITIL
3 93 (21.88%) Test Scripting
4 70 (16.47%) CRM
5 53 (12.47%) Test Automation
6 51 (12.00%) Service Management
7 45 (10.59%) Workflow
8 43 (10.12%) Change Management
8 43 (10.12%) Incident Management
9 38 (8.94%) Validation
10 36 (8.47%) Test Strategy
11 35 (8.24%) ITSM
11 35 (8.24%) Service Delivery
12 30 (7.06%) Software Testing
12 30 (7.06%) Document Management
13 29 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (6.12%) Migration
14 26 (6.12%) Problem Management
15 24 (5.65%) Release Management
15 24 (5.65%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 59 (13.88%) C#
3 52 (12.24%) VB
4 43 (10.12%) SQL
5 38 (8.94%) Java
6 9 (2.12%) XQuery
6 9 (2.12%) SPARQL
7 7 (1.65%) VBA
8 4 (0.94%) Apex Code
8 4 (0.94%) C
9 3 (0.71%) Ruby
10 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.47%) ABAP
10 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.24%) Perl
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.24%) Python
11 1 (0.24%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 136 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 119 (28.00%) ISTQB
3 112 (26.35%) SC Cleared
4 63 (14.82%) DV Cleared
4 63 (14.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 58 (13.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 42 (9.88%) Degree
7 29 (6.82%) ISEB
8 13 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.41%) MCSE
11 6 (1.41%) CCNA
12 5 (1.18%) MOS
12 5 (1.18%) MCITP
13 3 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.71%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.47%) CCNP
14 2 (0.47%) BC Cleared
15 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.24%) QA
2 19 (4.47%) SLA
3 5 (1.18%) COBIT
4 3 (0.71%) BS15000
5 2 (0.47%) GCP
5 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.47%) GxP
5 2 (0.47%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) TickIT
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.53%) Nmap
3 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.47%) RACF
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.24%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 51 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (3.53%) Nessus
3 10 (2.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.41%) SCCM
5 5 (1.18%) SCOM
6 4 (0.94%) OVSD
7 3 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.71%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.47%) OpenView
8 2 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.47%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 144 (33.88%) Microsoft
2 140 (32.94%) Oracle
2 140 (32.94%) HP
3 22 (5.18%) BMC
4 18 (4.24%) Remedy
4 18 (4.24%) Citrix
4 18 (4.24%) ServiceNow
5 14 (3.29%) SAP
6 8 (1.88%) CA
6 8 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.65%) Open Text
7 7 (1.65%) IBM
7 7 (1.65%) Dell
7 7 (1.65%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.41%) 29West
8 6 (1.41%) Sun
8 6 (1.41%) Cisco
8 6 (1.41%) VMware
9 5 (1.18%) Ab Initio
9 5 (1.18%) Bloomberg
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Gosport
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £480 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £19 - £25 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent rates on offer
Posted: 26 days ago